Arts Beats and Eats
The 18th Annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort takes place in Downtown Royal Oak September 4-7. Click here for details.
With rain in the forecast, a sizable crowd greeted the first day of Labor Day weekend and the traditional Arts, Beats and Eats festival in the streets of downtown Royal Oak.
Saturday morning begins with the Priority in Health Arts in Motion, which includes a 10k and 5k run and walk.
The festival has maintained its ranking among the top 50 fine arts shows in the US.
Ford Arts, Beats & Eats announced its stage entertainment lineup Tuesday. Headliners include Smash Mouth, Eddie Money, Soul Asylum, Montgomvery Gentry, Guster, Puddle of Mud and MC Hammer.
Blogger Vicki Briganti bikes up to Arts, Beats and Eats in Royal Oak to hear local and national bands. She shares some practical survival tips for next year’s festival.
Organizers of this summer’s Ford Arts, Beats & Eats announced that the festival raised $263,185. More than 60 charitable and cultural organizations benefited and shared in the total amount raised from this year’s festival.
Looking for a way to spend Labor Day weekend? Lucky for you, several cities in the Metro Detroit area are hosting festivals, events and celebrations.
Arts, Beats and Eats will spend its second year this weekend in Royal Oak. Do you like it there or hate it?
Thursday evening, the Royal Oak Farmers Market will transform into a performing arts and party pavilion for the official “appetizer” of the Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival.